A Discussion with Maziar Behrooz, Chris Cutrone, Kaveh Ehsani, and Danny Postel
Come watch a film about radical Second International intellectual Rosa Luxemburg.
It's a potluck, so bring food. Eat food. Talk about the movie, Rosa, the latest Platypus Review, the Sexual Liberation Event. Check out the Mess Hall space. Have a good time.
(This) Friday the 23rd, at the Mess hall from 7:30- 10:30.
Our weekly Coffee Breaks are a great way to meet Platypus members and fellow travelers, and to get to know the Platypus project. It’s an opportunity to discuss issues raised in the latest issue of the Platypus Review, consider the state of the Left, and just hang out with people who have similar political interests.
Loyola: Thursdays @ 4 at Ramber Room Cafeteria | CFSU | 1125 Loyola Ave
UIC: Thursdays @ 3:30 at Port Center Cafe | University Hall | 601 S Morgan St
U of Chicago: Tuesdays @ 4:30 at Harper Cafe | 3rd Floor, Harper Memorial Library | 1116 E 59th St
SAIC: Wednesdays @ 4:30 at Cafe Bacci | 20 N Michigan Ave
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
112 South Michigan room # 707
We want everyone from SAIC, UChicago, Loyola, DePaul and other Chicago platypi to a city-wide meeting and a night on the town.
It's about time everyone from around the city meets face to face to talk about the future of our group.
Come to discuss and plan our upcoming events in March and AprilÂ along with our first international convention in June.
I hope to see you all there!
-Ian Morrison and Laurie Rojas
Please email email@example.com to RSVP if you are not SAIC affiliated.
Workers in a time of War:
Pakistan and the Crisis of the Labour Movement
Sunday, December 2, 2:00 PM | International House
(1414 E. 59th Street, Chicago IL)
A Discussion with
Gulzar Ahmed Chaudhary
General Secretary, All Pakistan Trade Union Federation
President, Working Women Organization
President, Progressive Youth Organization
Platypus, Phd candidate at the University of Chicago
A moderated panel discussion and audience Q&A bringing together three leading figures of the Pakistani labor movement to talk about workers rights, women’s rights, the struggle to organize in the shadow of the Taliban, and the impact of the ongoing war in Afghanistan on the workers of Pakistan. These topics will be explored in light of the increasingly pressing need to reconstitute an international Left.
For background reading, see The Failure of Pakistan: A Concise History of the Left.
Also checkout the event on Facebook, and the flier.
Co-sponsored by the International House Global Voices Lecture Program and the Center for International Studies.
No Admission fee. Free and open to the public. Persons with disabilities that may need assistance should contact the Office of Programs & External Relations in advance of the program at 773-753-2274.